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'''Claudius Ptolemy''' (; , ''Klaúdios Ptolemaîos'', ; ; ) was a Greeks in Egypt|Greco-Egyptian writer, known as a mathematician, astronomer, geographer, astrologer, and poet of a single epigram in the Greek Anthology.Select Epigrams from the Greek Anthology By John William Mackail [https://books.google.com/books?id=ACj9V58WKDUC&pg=PA291&dq=Claudius+Ptolemaeus++epigram#v=onepage&q=Claudius%20Ptolemaeus%20%20epigram&f=false Page 246] ISBN 1406922943, 2007[https://books.google.com/books?hl=en&rlz=1C1CHMG_en-USGR291GR308&q=Mortal%20am%20I,%20the%20creature%20of%20a%20day%20and%20yet%20I%20trace%20the&um=1&ie=UTF-8&sa=N&tab=wp Mortal am I, the creature of a day..] He lived in the city of Alexandria in the Egypt (Roman province)|Roman province of Egypt, wrote in Koine Greek, and held Roman citizenship.See 'Background' section on his status as a Roman citizen ...
Birth date{{circa}} AD 100http://www.britannica.com/biography/Ptolemy
Birth placeEgypt (Roman province)|Egypt, Roman Empire
Death datec. AD {{death year and age|170|100}}http://www.britannica.com/biography/Ptolemy
Death placeAlexandria, Egypt, Roman Empire
Education| occupation = {{hlist |Mathematician |Geographer |Astronomer |Astrologer}}
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